Shane O’Neill says Atlantic Aviation has bought Flybe’s former aviation maintenance services in Brize Norton for an undisclosed sum. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty

Shannon-based Atlantic Aviation Group has bought a former Flybe business that maintains cargo planes for Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF). Formerly kn(...)

Stobart has held the Aer Lingus Regional contract since 2011. The services link the Republic’s airports with provincial centres in Britain.  Photograph: iStock

Talks on a new Aer Lingus Regional deal could be concluded in several weeks, it emerged on Thursday. Aer Lingus began exclusive negotiations with Eme(...)

 Conor McCarthy: he is the biggest shareholder in aircraft maintenance group Dublin Aerospace. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Businessman Conor McCarthy’s Emerald Airlines is poised to take over the Aer Lingus regional contract when it is renewed in two years’ time. Aer Lin(...)

Conor McCarthy: he is  the biggest shareholder in aircraft maintenance specialist Dublin Aerospace. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Emerald Airlines, a new carrier backed by aviation entrepreneur Conor McCarthy which is bidding for the Aer Lingus Regional contract, is seeking a lic(...)

 Dublin Aerospace chief executive Conor McCarthy at the company’s  maintenance facility in Dublin Airport. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Just days after announcing that it was hiring 29 apprentices, aircraft maintenance specialist Dublin Aerospace confirmed that it was opening its first(...)

Dublin Aerospace chairman and chief executive Conor McCarthy. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Irish aircraft maintenance specialist Dublin Aerospace is opening its first British base after taking over grounded airline Flybe’s servicing operatio(...)

Airasia flew 52 million passengers last year.

Short-haul flying is likely to recover first from the impact of Covid-19 on travel, Airasia founder, Tony Fernandes, believes. Speaking in a video-li(...)

More than 2,000 young people expressed interest the Dublin Aerospace apprenticeship scheme. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Aircraft maintenance specialist Dublin Aerospace is hiring 29 new apprentices from next month, the company said on Wednesday. The Dublin Airport-base(...)

Ryanair’s Eddie Wilson dismissed as meaningless Government plans to allow air travel only with countries with similarly low rates of coronavirus. Photograph: Bloomberg

The Government’s air travel taskforce warned two weeks ago that an immediate decision was needed on the Republic’s two-week Covid-19 quarantine. The (...)

Open skies: Bobby Coote in the Frank Shouldice-directed Loosehorse documentary The Man Who Wanted to Fly.

When the story of an octogenarian Co Cavan farmer’s lifelong dream to fly is shown on RTÉ One on Monday night, it marks the next stop on a curious jou(...)

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